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Man Arrested, Shot House Busted in Georgiana

Arthur Payton, 61 Butler County authorities arrested a man they say was running an illegal shot house in Georgiana. Shot houses are known as places where alcohol can be bought at low prices, straight from the bottle. They are sometimes called “black market bars.” Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden says Arthur Payton, 61, was selling marijuana and alcohol out of his…

Greenville PD Arrests Two for Possession, Intent to Sell

Shamika McDonald (Left) and Akeem Thompson (Right) were arrested on possession charges. Greenville Police say a tip from a confidential informant led to the arrest of two suspected drug dealers. Lt. Joe Disnet with Greenville Police says the arrests happened during the investigation of a different crime. “Sargent Hadley, he started all of it. He was investigating another case actually,…

Community Holds Prayer Vigil for Injured Officer

  Dozens of people came to Baptist South Hospital to pray for Officer Carlos Taylor. Dozens of people surrounded the Baptist South Hospital fountain Sunday afternoon to support Officer Carlos Taylor and his family. Carlos is a Montgomery Police Officer who suffered life-threatening injuries in a car accident on February 17. The Taylor family has been at the hospital since…

UPDATE: Greenville Police Have Suspect in Early Morning Car Break-Ins

Police are saying around 20 cars were broken into, including an unmarked police car. Greenville Police are investigating several car break-ins that were reported early Wednesday morning. They say the break-ins most likely occured sometime after midnight; the first reports came in between 3 and 4 AM. All were within a mile of one another. Police are saying around 20 cars…

Greenville Police Upping Patrols to Combat Crime in 2017

Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn has one major New Year’s resolution: make Greenville a safer place. Lovvorn says the numbers for crimes in 2016 aren’t in yet, but believes they’ll be similar to 2015 statistics. He wants to lessen the numbers in 2017, and has a good idea of how to do that. Lovvorn is upping police presence throughout the…

Prattville Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

  Prattville Police have opened a death investigation after a fatal shooting. Details are limited at this time but Prattville Police Chief Mark Thompson says two people were killed and one other person was hurt after the shooting on Irma Lane Sunday evening. That’s in the Overlook Estates neighborhood. We’ll have more as the investigation continues. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags:…

Homicide Investigation on Longbrook Drive in Montgomery

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a double homicide in the 100 block of Longbrook drive. Sources say that it happened around 7:30 Friday morning. According to police, a teenage male victim and the adult male suspect sustained fatal gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene. Two additional adult shooting victims were taken to a local hospital for treatment….

Prattville Police Step Up Patrols For Holiday Safety

As shoppers rush out to finish off their Christmas lists, police say you need to be vigilant. Authorities say you are most vulnerable when you are walking back to your car with all of your gifts. But Lt. Ray Wagner says Prattville Police are working to make sure every shopper is safe. “We’ve one, beefed up patrols in all our…

One Injured in Gibbs Dr. Shooting

Montgomery police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured. Police say that shooting happened in the 1900 block of Gibbs Drive around 4:00pm Thursday afternoon. One man was taken to the hospital by a private vehicle. His condition is considered non-life threatening. Police have arrested one person in relation to the shooting.     Categories: Montgomery, News Tags:…

One Person Dead Following Attack on Police Officer at the Selma City Jail

One man is dead after police say he was shot during an attack on a police officer at the Selma City Jail.  Selma police say the man was being booked into the jail when he attacked a clerk with a box cutter.  A police officer then tried to intervene and subdue the man.  During the altercation he tried to grab…